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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta, GA, United States - SFO to ATL

Popular flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 $380
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 27, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 $312
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $312
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 16, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $208
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 27, 2016 $208
Apr 27, 2016 May 4, 2016 $208
Apr 27, 2016 May 11, 2016 $208
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 29, 2016 May 7, 2016 $334

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Atlanta, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $250.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Atlanta based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to Atlanta should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $804 $416
7-14 days $406 $312
14-21 days $352 $258
21-30 days $349 $258
30-60 days $349 $298
60-90 days $208 $258
90+ days $219 $285

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$228 $296 $208 $285 $219 $208 $308

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Atlanta

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Atlanta American 2/27/16 2/29/16 1 $312
March San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 3/2/16 3/5/16 1 $258
April San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 4/16/16 4/20/16 0 $208
May San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 5/13/16 5/18/16 0 $219
June San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 6/27/16 7/11/16 0 $296
July San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 7/13/16 7/20/16 0 $295
August San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 8/12/16 8/15/16 0 $248
September San Francisco Atlanta United 9/8/16 9/12/16 0 $465

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Atlanta

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$667
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$667 $455
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$455 $352
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$352 $365
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$365 $375
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$375

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)

Your San Francisco to Atlanta flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $325.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $278.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Atlanta
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 7 7 8 7 7 6 7 06:15 23:35
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:35 22:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Atlanta. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $148.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $312.

San Francisco to Atlanta Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Atlanta flight time is 4 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Atlanta?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Atlanta is 2134 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: There are 62 direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 77% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Atlanta (SFO to ATL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Atlanta with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.

San Francisco to Atlanta
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta CVG X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United IAD X X X X X X X
Southwest LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Atlanta, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $234
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $264
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $104
San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $237
San Francisco to Nashville American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $244
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
San Francisco to Birmingham American, Alaska, United $370
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $128
San Francisco to Miami American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United $285
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $234
San Francisco to Knoxville American, Alaska, Frontier, United $420

Cheap Domestic Flights to Atlanta - ATL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $295
Oakland to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $330
San Jose to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $338
Fresno to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $344
Reno to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $320
Monterey to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $394
San Luis Obispo to Atlanta American, United $465
Redding to Atlanta United Check Dates
Modesto to AtlantaCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Atlanta American, Alaska $584
Chico to AtlantaCheck Dates
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $277
Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $141
Sacramento to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $258
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $277
San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $219
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $247
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $266
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta, GA, United States, from $208 Round trip from SFO to ATL